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Avro aims to deliver drugs to children and the elderly through skin patches

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Avro, a life sciences startup in Y Combinator’s current batch, is banking on a method to deliver medications to populations unable to swallow or chew — It will administer them through the skin. 409 more words


Elder Care Lawyers

As I mentioned in previous posts, I recently retained an elder care lawyer and I really wish that I had done this 5 years ago.  I thought of a lawyer as providing resources to help with estates, wills, probate, powers of attorney, etc.  553 more words


DPSN Team Favourites: Vlog - Change (Anna)

DPSN is back online and we’re kicking off February with a few of our favourite blogs from 2017. This blog is Anna’s favourite – a vlog Sam made for ‘Change’ month, in which he interviews Julie about the work she does for Silver Rainbow… 60 more words


Nursing Home Musings

I’ve been going through a lot of old papers stashed away for years, mostly unfinished symphonies. ;) Among them was an even longer version this poem I’ve decided to edit and post. 454 more words


#93 Oldage.

Oldage is when you need to fart, you slip it out gently but then to your horror, you realise it’s not just fart but a lot more coming!


What Are the Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help?

From the U.S. News & World Report website

Every year at this time, Paula Falk receives an influx of calls from adult children concerned about the decline of their elderly parents. 161 more words

Health & Safety


It all began when a bird’s feces landed on my eye.

I was a high school junior walking out of the building where I had just completed a screening for a volunteer support program in which students are partnered with elderly or disabled residents. 433 more words